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Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF along border in Punjab’s Gurdaspur

BSF officials said the suspected intruder was challenged repeatedly but allegedly the person did not pay heed to it and hence was shot.

india Updated: Mar 27, 2017 09:36 IST
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The area has been cordoned off and a search was launched to retrieve the body and look for other possible suspects in the area.
The area has been cordoned off and a search was launched to retrieve the body and look for other possible suspects in the area.(HT File Photo)
         

The Border Security Force shot a suspected Pakistani intruder along the international border in Punjab on Monday morning.

Officials said the incident was reported at 6:20am when on-duty BSF personnel spotted some movement ahead of the fence at the IB near the Paharipur border post in Gurdaspur sector.

They said the suspected intruder was challenged repeatedly but allegedly the person did not pay heed to it and hence was shot.

The area has been cordoned off and a search was launched to retrieve the body and look for other possible suspects in the area, officials added.

First Published: Mar 27, 2017 09:36 IST

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